Articles tagged Lotus Europas

Page 28 of April 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, April 1971

On mid-engined coupés

I cannot really recall which was the first mid-engined coupé I saw, but the fibreglass Porsche 904 was probably the first I drove and on which I became convinced that this was the best layout for a sports car. Back in 1954 Porsche had built the RS Spyder with its four-cam engine mounted just ahead of the rear axle and the whole layout had looked right, but one felt that Porsche were fortunate in...

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